President Edgar Chagwa Lungu has appointed Mr. Simon Kamwendo Miti to the position of Secretary to Cabinet.
He replaces Roland Msiska who was recently retired.
The appointment is subject to ratification by the National Assembly and as stipulated in powers vested in the President by Article 176 of the Republican Constitution.
According to a state house, Miti has vast experience and has served as Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Health.
State house says Miti holds a master of Business Administration from the University of Glamargan IN Wales and also holds a Masters degree in Public Health from Leeds University.
Miti has been serving as Principal Private Secretary at State House.